Building Inspector

Bldg Insp 2Jonesborough has a building inspector that is responsible for ensuring that all new or rehabilitation construction meet the code requirements. The Building Inspector, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is also responsible for enforcement of:

 

The activities of the Building Inspector Include:

  • Review plans
  • Issue building permits
  • Inspect new construction, renovation, repairs or improvements to ensure compliance with applicable codes
  • Ensure compliance with Historic Zoning Regulations

 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

423.753.1035 or 423.753.1030

 

Building permits are required for any new construction, repairs, or additions for homes, garages,PA160010 storage buildings, or any other structure that cost more than $1000 unless an inspection is required. Permits can be obtained from the Administration Office in Town Hall or downloaded HERE

 

The building inspector will inspect footers, concrete work, plumbing, framing, etc. to ensure construction meets 2012 ICC Building Code requirements.

 

Electrical inspections are handled through the Johnson City Power Board. Click HERE  to visit the JCPB website.

 

Gas Inspections are handled through Atmos Energy. Click HERE to visit the Atmos Energy website.

 

Grading permits must be obtained for any excavation, grading, and filling work or when completely removing vegetation from a property, with the exception of gardening or farming. The grading permit allows the building inspector to ensure that silt fencing is installed where necessary in order to prevent sedimentation from getting into town streets or polluting streams and waterways. Grading permit download HERE

 

Development work on property greater then one acre requires a Drainage and Sedimentation Control Plan which must be approved by TDEC Copies of the Stormwater Ordinance which details the requirements of the control plan, can be obtained from Town Hall or downloaded HERE.

 

Approval by the Historic Zoning Commission before building, demolishing or making any exterior changes to property located in Jonesborough's Historic District (zoned H-1), a Certificate of Appropriateness must be obtained by bringing the proposed improvements before the Historic Zoning Commission for review and approval. An application for a Certificate of Appropriateness, which will put you on the Historic Zoning Commission agenda, can be obtained at the Administration office at Town Hall or from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chairman of the Historic Zoning Commission 423.753.3161.

 

  Jonesborough Building Permit        HERE
  Grading Permit   HERE
  Plumbing Permit   HERE
  Certificate of Appropriateness   HERE
  Jonesborough Municipal Code   HERE
  Jonesborough Stormwater Ordinance    HERE
  Jonesborough Subdivision Regs          HERE
  Jonesborough Zoning Map   HERE 

 

 

Last modified on Thursday, 16 March 2017 16:42

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